I Make Sense to Me

Someone wrote…

As confusing as it might be to some, being a woman identified transguy makes all the sense in the world to me.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on June 12th, 2011 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 4 comments »

4 Responses to “I Make Sense to Me”

  1. gk

    And I’m a female-identified trans guy! (at least part of the time)


  2. Tree

    That makes total sense to me. I am always struggling with the justfication of feeling like I AM a transguy but with my female-ness still intact, without being a butch lesbian, or a femme-transman.

    I’m a female-identified transguy.

    Or as I oftenrefer to myself- a She-Geek-Dude.


  3. Jessica

    It took me a long time to figure out the difference between being something and identifying as something. I tried for a long time to make these two different things the same.

    I am a human being. Jessica is who I am because Jessica is the person who does the things I do. Jessica speaks my words. It is with Jessica’s eyes, ears nose, fingers and toes that I touch the world.

    Jessica is the human woman man grownup child elder laughing crying wondering person whose heart the world touches.

    And I do not cease to be one thing because I have become something else. I am all things I have been and new things I have never been before.


  4. LeKyS

    It makes sense to me too! I identify as an ftm transsexual but also as genderfluid, sometimes identifying as male, female, genderqueer, and agender.

    It sucks the most when other trans people don’t get it – you’d think we’d all understand that body/sex doesn’t define gender, but apparently not.

    I explained it to another trans person the other day in a way I liked: I identify as an ftm transsexual, but that has just about as much bearing on my gender identity as my assigned sex at birth does. Got my point across real quick! :-)


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